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Waimangu Volcanic Valley Full Experience – Walk and Boat Cruise

Explore the raw beauty of the World’s Youngest Geothermal Valley by foot and on the waters of Lake Rotomahana, the home of the lost Pink and White Terraces...

Highlights

  • Breathtaking views over crater lakes, silica terraces, and the volcanic valley
  • Boat cruise to see geothermal wonders and the sites of the lost Pink & White Terraces
  • See Frying Pan Lake – the worlds largest hot water spring
  • Discover a regenerating native forest, abundant bird and unique plant life
  • Soak up spectacular views of Mt Tarawera

Prepare for a day of wonder and fascination as you immerse yourself in the unique environment of Waimangu Volcanic Valley - a must-do New Zealand eco-experience!

With its wide range of beautiful tracks, you can take a self-guided walk and explore the natural wonders of the geothermal valley at a pace and distance that suits your fitness abilities.

You'll be in awe of the vast array of dramatic landscapes and geothermal features, including hot springs, volcanic craters, rare plant life, and wildlife.

Eventually, the trails will lead to Lake Rotomahana where you can board a relaxing cruise on the tranquil waters while enjoying informative commentary and listening to historic stories of the lake.

Get ready to once again witness stunning geothermal activity and see rare native birdlife only accessible by boat, topped off with a visit to the amazing Pink and White Terraces - also known as the eighth wonder of the world!

Adult $85.00
Child $28.00 (6 - 16 years)
Under 6 Years $0.00

What's included

  • Walking trails between 1.5km and 4 km
  • 45 minute boat cruise on Lake Rotomahana
  • Complimentary shuttle between the stops

Duration

  • Allow approximately 3 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • Waimangu Road, Whakarewarewa, Rotorua 3073, New Zealand

Restrictions

Notes

  • FREE entry for under 6 yr olds.
  • Please Note: Your booking time allows you around 2 hours to complete the walking trails before your boat cruise departs.

Available Bookings from October 21 to October 27

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$35.00
  • Child$28.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$35.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$28.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$35.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$38.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$35.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$35.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

2spaces priced from:

  • Adult$39.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$35.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$39.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$28.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$39.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$35.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$28.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$35.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$40.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$39.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$39.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$40.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$35.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$39.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$28.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$39.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$40.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$40.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$40.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$28.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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georged1 from New Zealand wrote on 19 October 2020

Great experience

Fantastic staff, great knowledge, highly reccommended

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Sharon Sayer from New Zealand wrote on 19 October 2020

Great experience!

This was a worthwhile trip with beautiful walks, the best display of thermal activity and a peaceful cruise around Lake Rotomahana.

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peterf2 from New Zealand wrote on 12 October 2020

Great

Absolutely brilliant, highly recommended

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From Waimangu Volcanic Valley Full Experience – Walk and Boat Cruise

Thanks Peter for your lovely review and 5-star rating, we're rapt you enjoyed your visit and would highly recommend Waimangu to future visitors. Take care!

Sam from New Zealand wrote on 12 October 2020

Great Day Out

It's so nice to be able to access such a natural environment without too much commercialism, etc. NZ does this really well. Amazing walks and natural attractions and the boat ride was fun and informative - highly recommended.

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From Waimangu Volcanic Valley Full Experience – Walk and Boat Cruise

Wow Sam, thank you for the awesome review and 5-star rating! We're thrilled you had such a great time here exploring the natural environment, as well as the Lake Rotomahana Boat Cruise and would highly recommend Waimangu to future visitors. We hope to see you back here again one day!

William from New Zealand wrote on 11 October 2020

Volcanic Valley and boat trip

Excellent day out and great experience. Great staff, polite and friendly.

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From Waimangu Volcanic Valley Full Experience – Walk and Boat Cruise

Thanks William for taking the time to share your feedback, we're so pleased you had such a good time and always lovely to hear that the staff we're polite and friendly. We hope to see you back again one day.

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